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British Expat of the Month
By James Bartlett | Posted on September 26th, 2014
Almost every Brit will have a strong opinion about American beers, but what about cider? It perhaps brings to mind lazy, summer days or crazy student nights, but for many years in the U.S.
By James Bartlett | Posted on August 14th, 2014
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is the first and only U.S.
By James Bartlett | Posted on June 20th, 2014
Most people couldn’t name (let alone recognize) any successful screenwriters, and as for British ones, well, arguably only Richard Curtis is a household name. But there are plenty of other U.K.
By James Bartlett | Posted on April 14th, 2014
Like many other Brits looking to make a name in show business, Andy Walmsley first tried his luck in Los Angeles, but today he’s a huge flag-waver for the delights of Las Vegas, a place where there’s a surprisingly large expat …
By James Bartlett | Posted on January 15th, 2014
While many Brits looking stateside might first think of New York or Los Angeles, there are plenty of other big cities with extensive histories, diverse populations and culture to burn. Chicago is one of these metropolises, and it’s …
By James Bartlett | Posted on December 11th, 2013
Like it or not, we’re living in age where social media is a daily part of our lives. For many of us it’s a happy addition, allowing us to see friends around the world and get free access to more information and humor (and …
By James Bartlett | Posted on October 7th, 2013
Even though some actors have more luck than others in Hollywood, there are no guarantees: it can be a life of endless auditions, intense competition, temporary jobs and waiting for the phone to ring.
By James Bartlett | Posted on September 11th, 2013
In the world of classical music, it’s rather unusual for the conductor to have a friendly fireside chat with the audience before the concert begins, but for British conductor, composer and pianist Bramwell Tovey, making a connection …
By James Bartlett | Posted on August 15th, 2013
It may be Brit actors and singers who hit the headlines when they come stateside, but the majority of expats in the country are here for less glamorous reasons — the vast number of enterprises that come under the umbrella of …
By James Bartlett | Posted on July 16th, 2013
With less than a month left before her four-year posting comes to an end, Dame Barbara Hay found it hard to single out her favorite moment here — there had been so many to choose from.